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Installing the roof

The Chicken Coop Moves One Step Closer to Completion

The weather turned warm and sunny, allowing us to continue to work on our bee projects and our chicken coop. We are now ready if the bees come early. The coop needs more work.
Los Angeles

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, Ranked Hottest Emerging Housing Market

I've been to Coeur d’Alene and wasn't impressed. But then, cities don't impress me. My advice: Skip the intermediate steps and move rural.
Beehive equipment strung up to be painted.

Building and Tracking Bee Equipment

With cold weather bringing a halt to work on the chicken coop, I worked in the shop assembling bee hives until it was finally warm enough to paint them.
Living conditions in mumbai

India Sets COVID-19 Record, U.S. Cases Drop for Second Straight Week

While COVID-19 cases drop in the U.S., scientists worry that many of the unvaccinated Americans don't want to be vaccinated.
The Central Pneumatic 2-in-1 Air Nailer/Stapler from Harbor Freight

Product Review: The Central Pneumatic 2-in-1 Air Nailer/Stapler

I could have bought a $120 Makita but I picked up this $30 pneumatic bar nailer/stapler at Harbor Freight Instead. Here's how it performed.
Time to prep

Time to Double Down on Prepping

Look around. When things take a turn for the worse, it's time to double down on prepping and planning for the worst case scenario.
assembled frames

Over Hill and Dale: The Quest for Beekeeping Equipment

We put some miles on the truck and some wind in our hair as we cruised the back roads in search of beekeeping equipment.
farming in the 1800s

I’m Building Infrastructure to Support My Future Food Supply

If our society collapses in a TEOTWAWKI event, we'll struggle to hang on to our remnants of modern society. Building it to last and building it now will be keys to success.
primed coop

Prepper Diary April 21: Cold Weather Slows our Outdoor Work

As a blast of cold weather rolls Eastward, we fall back onto old winter habits and prep for possible snow fall.
BLM protesters

Prepare for More Riots in Minneapolis and Elsewhere

Tensions are high in Minneapolis and other cities as the prosecution of Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd goes to the jury.